you don't need to obtain a blood test for herpes. You had a + hsv2 lesion culture that confirmed your status. No reason for more testing.
Is hsv2 serious? No it is not. It's actually a nuisance more than anything as you already know from your long history of bothersome recurrences. Taking daily suppressive therapy with valtrex will help reduce t...
certainly since you are pregnant, you need to confirm your status to know if you are a true positive or not. If you can get a copy of your test results to post here, we can better help you see if you need additional testing or not. Your status needs to be confirmed before the start of your 3rd trimester due to some issues with trying to confirm status during ...
your urologist is greatly misinformed about the way herpes is transmitted. you don't need additional testing for herpes - you were never at risk from this encounter!!
is a test a month post encounter reliable? no it is not.
Don't let a misinformed provider waste your time or money with needless testing!!
the risk of a std from receiving oral is low but not no risk. We always recommend only giving and receiving protected oral sex to protect yourself.
is it worth going for std testing from this encounter? no it is not.
they are not two different things actually. the provider who told you that a cold sore isn't oral herpes gave you erroneous information :(
http://www.ashasexualhealth.org/stdsstis/herpes/oral-herpes/ has terrific info for more learning.
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